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4 Need-to-Know Ways to Develop Patient Parenting

“Patient and parenting are not often words you find in the same sentence when you’re a parent, but with a little focus and help, you can make patient parenting a way of life.”

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Help! Save Me from My Pet Name!

“Many families call their children various nicknames that range from the cute and funny to the ridiculously weird. But what happens when you don’t like the nickname your kid gives you?”

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3 Words Every Kid Needs to Hear & They’re Not “I Love You”

“At the end of the day, that’s all parenting needs to be.”

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How I Went Back to School as a Parent & You Can Too

“Remember you can still chase your dreams while chasing your tiny humans.”

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Parentalogic

NOVA and PBS Digital Studios Premiere YouTube Series “Parentalogic”

The series approaches the challenges of raising children with scientific research and humor.

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Parental PopQuiz: What Would You Do?

Your child said a curse word, and it’s as shocking as it is adorable out of that little mouth. Do you…

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How I Keep My Child with Autism Safe from Wandering

For any parents who struggle with kids that have autism and wander off, these tips may help reduce the panic you both may experience.

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How to Rock Being a Sports Mom Like the Boss You Already Are

As the mom of four athletes, I’ve experienced the highs and lows associated with youth sports.

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This Teacher Stepped Up in a Huge Way When His Student Couldn’t Find Childcare

Babywearing should be added to this professor’s impressive skill set.

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To Play or Not to Play: A Dad’s Perspective on Fortnite

“I admit that when my son first told me about Fortnite, I had no clue what he was talking about.”

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We Hate to Burst Your Bubble about Coconut Oil, But…

Is coconut oil really okay for your family to eat?

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We Have to Stop Shaming Stay-at-Home Moms because It’s NOT Okay

For the sake of the children, let’s stop the shaming.

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How to say “No” to Your Kids (Without Losing Your Mind)

I am an overexplainer. It’s a weird trait for an introvert, but I feel that my kids will benefit from a full explanation and understanding of situations, decisions, and circumstances. But sometimes the questions are just. Too. MUCH! Scott and…

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How Embracing All Learning Styles Makes Us Better Parents

“Mom”, says Sam.  “I’m an auditory learner and I learn kinesthetically too”.

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“Sam.  How cool!”, I say.  “Talk about it”.
“Well”, says Sam.  “An auditory learner is someone who when they read information Just. Don’t.…

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How I Learned That Throwing out the Rules Makes Summertime Amazing

Photo: Nicole VandeBoom
There is something deliciously languid about summertime with kids. I have always loved summer, being from Chicago and our notoriously brutal winters, it is not hard to know why this is my favorite time of year. Add…

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I Have a Confession: My 5-Year-Old Was Right about Me

The truest reflection of who we are is not held in a mirror but rather in our child’s eyes. They see clearly and vividly what we cannot in a moment’s glance into the glass. They see our emotions, our strengths, our weaknesses, and even those things we try—unsuccessfully—to hide.

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This Ice Cream Is Made out of Garbage and You’ll Love It

These limited edition concoctions, made from reclaimed food, will give kids a tasty lesson in sustainability.

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Making It Here: Meet 14 NYC Power Moms

Get ready to be inspired. These ladies are fierce, funny — and figuring it out as they go just like the rest of us.

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The Parenthood Frat Party

College was an ah-mazing blur of a good time. I lived with my best friends, met my future husband and lived for a good frat party or mid week bar bender.

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Oh yeah…I also earned…

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Thar She Blows!: Go Whale-watching in New York Harbor

Yes! These gentle giants are returning to the Big Apple, and the whole family can help count them, too!

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See Stars (and More!) at Free Columbia U. Astronomy Nights

Learn and look up at this stellar program for gazers big and small!

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One to Grow On: Introducing BabySpace LA

There is no more exhilarating feeling then when you realize (that moment when it sinks in) that it’s you who’s about to become the parent.   There’s just nothing, this side of nothing, quite like it.  Break out the bubbly.  Then…

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Little Things, Big Rewards

We all know that sometimes it’s the little things that bring everyday health and happiness to our families.  So some of our mom friends who work at Blue Shield of California gave us their simple, yet thoughtful ideas to finding…

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A Pair of New Books Moms Will Love

Books on Babes 
Expecting a baby soon or need a unique baby shower gift this spring/summer (’tis the season)? Be sure to check out a brand-new parenting book by Seattle husband and wife duo, Kerry Colburn and Rob Sorenson. Hot…

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